(ROANOKE) The funeral for David Shane Barber, 54, of Roanoke will be Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Johnnie Thornton Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Union Grove Cemetery in Franklin, Ga.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Mr. Barber died Tuesday, Feb. 2, at his residence.

A Roanoke resident, Mr. Barber was born in Franklin on Jan. 8, 1967, the son of Reginald Hollis and Patricia Nutt Barber. Mr. Barber was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church in Franklin. Mr. Barber was a fifth-grade math teacher for Heard County School System. He received his National Board Certification in 2006. He worked with Heard County Special Olympics and was the 1985 valedictorian of Heard County High School. Mr. Barber was also a member of the 1985 Heard County High School Baseball Championship team and a graduate of LaGrange College and West Georgia College. Mr. Barber had the best sense of humor and the ability to make everyone laugh. His generous spirit will be missed.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela Hann Barber of Roanoke; son, Bradley Hollis Barber of Athens, Ga.; beloved pet, Cookie; sister, Tami Steele (Jackie Steele Sr.) of Franklin; brother, Mark Barber (Sandy) of Franklin; six nieces; two nephews and one great-nephew.

Pallbearers will be Joe Adams, Don Evans, Scott Cummings, John Shelnutt, Tim Herren and Scotty Proctor. Honorary pallbearers will be Arnold Barber and Scotty Lee.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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